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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 2

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Jun 30

    A Deadly Deposition: Attorney Murdered At His Firm

    A Deadly Deposition: Attorney Murdered At His Firm
    The lawyer's assailant has been charged with murder.
  • Jun 30

    Biglaw Firm Decimates Summer Associate Program

    Biglaw Firm Decimates Summer Associate Program
    Major firm announces that it's more or less eliminating its summer associate program. Is this the beginning of a trend? And if it is, is that a good thing?
  • Jun 30

    Morning Docket: 06.30.15

    Morning Docket: 06.30.15
    * Which Biglaw firm is going to be changing up the way that it recruits new attorneys? That would be Quinn Emanuel. It's planning to majorly scale back on summer associates and do something completely different. We'll have more on this news…
Rank this Week: 3

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 4

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jun 29

    Supreme Court Upholds Execution Drug

    Supreme Court Upholds Execution Drug
    In a 5-4 opinion written by Justice Alito, the Supreme Court has upheld Oklahoma's use of midazolam in executions. The reasoning: Alito said the prisoners failed to identify a “known and available alternative method of execution…
  • Jun 29

    Islamic State One Year Later: Lasting and Expanding

    Islamic State One Year Later: Lasting and Expanding
    The Islamic State is one year old today. Its long term goal remains the creation of a "lasting and expanding" Caliphate. [More...] Its strategy for survival and growth has relied on a number of components: pragmatism regarding the Syrian…
  • Jun 29

    Nurse Jackie Finale: It Was Time to Go

    Nurse Jackie Finale: It Was Time to Go
    Showtime's Nurse Jackie ended its 7 year run last night. (Spoiler Alert: Don't read further unless you've seen it or don't intend to watch.) [More...] The media is fawning over the finale, including the ambiguous final scene in... [[ This…
Rank this Week: 5

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Manipulate your Credit Report, Go to Jail

    Manipulate your Credit Report, Go to Jail
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Ricky Lamont Flemings, 31, Antelope, California was sentenced to two years in prison for two counts of mail fraud in connection with a long-running scheme to deceive Experian and the other credit reporting agencies by…
  • Jun 29

    Guilty Plea in Timeshare Fraud

    Guilty Plea in Timeshare Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Patrick A. Nosack, 34, Henderson, Nevada, pled guilty in federal court to conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud in connection with a telemarketing scheme involving timeshare resales. The telemarketing scam operated in…
  • Jun 29

    Sentencing delayed again for Boulder man convicted in real estate scam

    Sentencing delayed again for Boulder man convicted in real estate scam
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. A Boulder man convicted of stealing more than $30,000 from an elderly woman in a real estate scam is now scheduled to be sentenced in August after his hearing was delayed today. Gilbert Million was convicted by a jury in…
Rank this Week: 6

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • May 29

    MO - My story Failure to register

    MO - My story Failure to register
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By SD: In the State of Missouri those that predate January 1 1995 are not required to register under State law due to the States…
  • May 29

    Child custody brings new charge

    Child custody brings new charge
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Rail Roaded: I have a sex assault conviction in 1994 for pinching a nine year old girl inappropriately. Yes, I was messed up and high and…
  • May 7

    FL - ARM Rally In Tally (Tallahassee, FL) April 22, 2015

    FL - ARM Rally In Tally (Tallahassee, FL) April 22, 2015
    This is Once Fallen's video and commentary on the Rally In Tally, a collaborative effort between various organizations within the Anti-Registry Movement (ARM). The purpose of the rally was to bring a bold message to one of the strongholds of…
Rank this Week: 7

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Jun 30

    Himma on Whether Law Can Claim Authority

    Himma on Whether Law Can Claim Authority
    Kenneth Einar Himma (University of Washington - School of Law) has posted Why Law Can't Claim: What Law Would Claim If it Could on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Joseph Raz holds that it is a conceptual truth that law...
  • Jun 30

    TerBeek on Originalism

    TerBeek on Originalism
    Calvin J. TerBeek (University of Chicago, Department of Political Science) has posted Originalism's Obituary (Utah Law Review, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This short essay argues that originalism is in a Kuhnian ("The Structure…
  • Jun 29

    Kendrick on McCullen v. Coakley

    Kendrick on McCullen v. Coakley
    Leslie Kendrick (University of Virginia School of Law) has posted Nonsense on Sidewalks: Content Discrimination in McCullen v. Coakley (Supreme Court Review, Vol. 2014, No. 1, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: What does it mean to say…
Rank this Week: 8

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 9

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 10

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jun 29

    Supreme Court rules emissions regulations must consider cost

    Supreme Court rules emissions regulations must consider cost
    [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] 5-4 on Monday that the EPA [official website] could not make regulations regarding the toxic emissions of power plants without considering costs. In Michigan v.…
  • Jun 29

    Supreme Court rules states may use commissions for redistricting

    Supreme Court rules states may use commissions for redistricting
    The US Supreme court on Monday ruled [opinion, PDF] 5-4 in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission [SCOTUSblog materials] that the Elections Clause [text] of the US Constitution permits the state of Arizona…
  • Jun 29

    Supreme Court allows use of alternative lethal injection drug

    Supreme Court allows use of alternative lethal injection drug
    The US Supreme Court on Monday ruled [opinion, PDF] 5-4 in Glossip v. Gross [SCOTUSblog materials] that Oklahoma’s use of the sedative midazolam [RxList materials] as part of its lethal injection protocol does not violate the Eighth…
Rank this Week: 11

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 12

Sustainability Counsel

Sustainability Counsel

Covers renewable energy, green technology, green building, climate change, and financial incentives.

http://sustainability-counsel.com
  • Feb 7

    All Good Things Must Come To An End

    All Good Things Must Come To An End
    As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end, and our blog is no different.  We have enjoyed nearly four years of blogging, but now it’s time to turn our attention to new endeavors and new outlets. … Continue…
  • Dec 20

    LEED® Certification Milestone

    LEED® Certification Milestone
    Read more about an important milestone for LEED®. Hannah Dowd McPhelin, Esq.  Filed under: Green Building Tagged: Green Building, LEED®, Sustainability Practices, USGBC
  • Dec 8

    GSA Speaks: Green Options Expand and The Fate of LEED v4 Deferred to Another Day

    GSA Speaks: Green Options Expand and The Fate of LEED v4 Deferred to Another Day
    Under the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA), GSA is required to evaluate green building certification systems for use by federal agencies every five years.  Recently, the U.S. General Service Administration (GSA)…
Rank this Week: 13

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 14

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 15

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Jun 30

    ICE's New Regulations for Transgender Detainee

    ICE's New Regulations for Transgender Detainee
    Yesterday, ICE issued new memorandum for regarding the care of transgender detainees. The 18-page memo affirms that ICE will provide "a respectful, safe, and secure environment for all detainees, including those individuals who identify…
  • Jun 30

    The Immigration Consequences of Obergefell v. Hodges by Geoffrey A. Hoffman

    The Immigration Consequences of Obergefell v. Hodges by Geoffrey A. Hoffman
    The Supreme Court’s holding in Obergefell v. Hodges that the Fourteen Amendment guarantees the right to gay marriage in all states will have profound effects not just here in the U.S., but abroad. Immigration authorities already had…
  • Jun 30

    Welcoming 4,000 New Citizens to Celebrate Independence Day

    Welcoming 4,000 New Citizens to Celebrate Independence Day
    Photo courtesy of Wikipedia U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will celebrate the nation’s 239th birthday by welcoming more than 4,000 new U.S. citizens at over 50 naturalization ceremonies across the country July 1-4. “As…
Rank this Week: 16

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 17

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 18

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 19

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Jun 30

    Supreme Court Grants Cert in Friedrich

    Supreme Court Grants Cert in Friedrich
    Today, the Supreme Court granted cert. in Friedrich's v. Cal. Teacher's Association. The issues presented are (1) Whether Abood v. Detroit Board of Education should be overruled and public-sector “agency shop” arrangements invalidated…
  • Jun 29

    Transgender Experiences in the Workplace

    Transgender Experiences in the Workplace
    Playing off of Rick's post below, there have been a number of negative experiences that transgender employees have shared concerning their treatment in the workplace. And, there has certainly been a tremendous amount of litigation in that…
  • Jun 26

    Developing a GLBT Practice

    Developing a GLBT Practice
    The good news on today's marriage-equality case makes it particularly appropriate for me to give a shout-out to a couple of folks doing cutting-edge work on GLBT issues, especially on trans rights. Jillian Weiss, an attorney in Tuxedo Park,…
Rank this Week: 20

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Jun 30

    CLE On 2015 Estate Planning and Probate Drafting

    CLE On 2015 Estate Planning and Probate Drafting
    The Texas Bar Association is presenting a CLE entitled, Estate Planning and Probate Drafting 2015, October 8-9, 2015, at The Westin Houston Memorial City Hotel. Here is why you should attend: Topics Include: Top 10 Considerations for Drafting…
  • Jun 30

    Court Ends Conservatorship Of Zsa Zsa Gabor

    Court Ends Conservatorship Of Zsa Zsa Gabor
    A Los Angeles County judge has ended the conservatorship of Zsa Zsa Gabor by her husband, Prince Von Anhalt, following the death of Gabor's daughter who originally brought suit. In the past, there were mutual accusations between Anhalt and…
  • Jun 30

    Call For Papers: ACTEC Law Journal -- Estate Planning In the 21st Century: Seismic Shifts and Predictions for the Future

    Call For Papers: ACTEC Law Journal -- Estate Planning In the 21st Century: Seismic Shifts and Predictions for the Future
    The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel announces a Call For Papers on the following topics: Estate planning has radically changed in the last several decades. Statutes such as the Uniform Probate Code and the Uniform Parentage Act…
Rank this Week: 21

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Jun 30

    A Bertrand-Edgeworth oligopoly with a public firm

    A Bertrand-Edgeworth oligopoly with a public firm
    Zoltan Racz, Corvinus University of Budapest and Attila Tasnadi, Corvinus University of Budapest offer A Bertrand-Edgeworth oligopoly with a public firm. ABSTRACT: We determine conditions under which a pure-strategy equilibrium of a mixed…
  • Jun 30

    A Model of Price Discrimination under Loss Aversion and State-Contingent Reference Point

    A Model of Price Discrimination under Loss Aversion and State-Contingent Reference Point
    Juan Carlos Carbajal (University of New South Wales) and Jeffrey C. Ely (Northwestern University) offer A Model of Price Discrimination under Loss Aversion and State-Contingent Reference Points. ABSTRACT: We study optimal price discrimination…
  • Jun 29

    Product Market Competition, Capital Constraints and Firm Growth

    Product Market Competition, Capital Constraints and Firm Growth
    Mikael C. Bergbrant (St. John’s University); Delroy M. Hunter (University of South Florida); and Patrick J. Kelly (New Economic School) discuss Product Market Competition, Capital Constraints and Firm Growth. ABSTRACT: We examine the impact…
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    Supreme Court Order Stay of Sorts In Non-Profit Contraceptive Mandate Case

    Supreme Court Order Stay of Sorts In Non-Profit Contraceptive Mandate Case
    In Zubik v. Buwell, the U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the Obama Administration's rules accommodating the Affordable Care Act contraceptive coverage mandate to religious non-profits. (See prior posting.)  Plaintiffs…
  • Jun 30

    School District Settles Anti-Semitic Harassment Claims For $4.48M

    School District Settles Anti-Semitic Harassment Claims For $4.48M
    The New York Times reported yesterday that upstate New York's Pine Bush School District has agreed to a $4.48 million settlement in a suit against it by five current and former Jewish students who claimed pervasive anti-Semitism. The suit…
  • Jun 30

    Colorado Supreme Court Invalidates Choice Scholarship Pilot Program

    Colorado Supreme Court Invalidates Choice Scholarship Pilot Program
    In a fragmented decision in Taxpayers for Public Education v. Douglas County School District, (CO Sup. Ct., June 29, 2015), the Colorado Supreme Court struck down Douglas County's elaborate Choice Scholarship Pilot Program. The Program…
Rank this Week: 23

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Jun 30

    Strange Bedfellows #12: Closing Thoughts on The Science of Learning

    Strange Bedfellows #12: Closing Thoughts on The Science of Learning
    This post is part of the Strange Bedfellows series. In this guest blogging series, I’ve had fun identifying connections between canonical cases not ordinarily taught together. But is it any more than a parlor game? For a teacher with years…
  • Jun 30

    The Link between Writing Style and Elite Consensus: Obergefell v. Brown

    The Link between Writing Style and Elite Consensus: Obergefell v. Brown
    In his typically thoughtful post on Justice Kennedy's prose in Obergefell, Paul offers the following tongue-in-cheek advice to the Justices' clerks: Before this opinion came out, I used to joke that all of Kennedy's current and former clerks…
  • Jun 30

    Promising Signs of Foot-Voting in Communist China?

    Promising Signs of Foot-Voting in Communist China?
    Citizens of Communist China, of course, lack the power to cast a meaningful ballot. But could they ever get a meaningful right to vote with their feet, by choosing to reside in a jurisdiction (city, town, county, district, province, etc.)…
Rank this Week: 24

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 25

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
Rank this Week: 26

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Nov 14

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
    "Efforts to Repeal Death Penalty Begin Again With New Delaware Legislature," is by Shana O'Malley of WHYY-FM NewsWorks, via NBC Philadelphia. Supporters of ending capital punishment in Delaware are gearing up for another attempt to have a…
  • Nov 13

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
    Slate posts, "Why Is Justin Wolfe Still in Prison?" It's by Dahlia Lithwick. A few years back, I wrote about prosecutorial misconduct in the Northern Virginia capital murder trial of Justin Wolfe. The case was one of several in the...
  • Nov 12

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 27

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jun 30

    Integrating the Profession in Experiential Legal Education

    Integrating the Profession in Experiential Legal Education
    Experiential legal education has been the subject of numerous papers, conferences, and innovative curriculum changes in the United States in the past decade. In October 2012 the first National Symposium on Experiential Education in Law was…
  • Jun 30

    Geographical Scope of the Master Expanding

    Geographical Scope of the Master Expanding
    Masters have been a fixture in the Toronto Court system for many years. For those who are unfamiliar, a Master is an adjudicator who is permitted to hear certain proceedings and make certain Orders. Unlike a Judge who has inherent…
  • Jun 30

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on technology, research and practice. Research Say Thank You Shaunna Mireau When someone does or says something…
Rank this Week: 28

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    Are EU policy-makers fighting the right copyright battles?

    Are EU policy-makers fighting the right copyright battles?
    Amidst all these polite conversationsaround EU copyright reform ...Debate is currently being undertaken at the level of EU institutions as to whether the existing legislative framework in the area of copyright should be updated. In May…
  • Jun 30

    Patent Déjà vu - Hospira v Genentech and another patent die

    Patent Déjà vu - Hospira v Genentech and another patent die
    There has been a superabundant deluge of patent cases last week, with two decisions from the Court of Appeal and two from the Patents Court.  So it is with slight delay that the IPKat comes to the latest decision in the apparently…
  • Jun 29

    Letter from AmeriKat: Spiderman's web ensnares the US Supreme Court in Kimble v Marvel

    Letter from AmeriKat: Spiderman's web ensnares the US Supreme Court in Kimble v Marvel
    Try as she might, the AmeriKat isno Spiderman...It was a busy week for the US Supreme Court last week, as it delivered blockbuster judgments on Obamacare and same-sex marriage rights.  No surprise that the Supreme Court's decision in…
Rank this Week: 29

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jun 30

    Final Stat Pack for October Term 2014

    Final Stat Pack for October Term 2014
    Today we are happy to present the final SCOTUSblog Stat Pack for October Term 2014. This year, our Stat Pack includes information about the wealth of dissenting opinions, dip in unanimous opinions, uptick in the number of liberal 5-4…
  • Jun 30

    New threat to public employee unionism

    New threat to public employee unionism
    Reacting to an undoubted invitation by the Supreme Court to raise the issue, a group of California public school teachers on Tuesday persuaded the Justices to review the constitutionality of requiring government workers to pay fees…
  • Jun 30

    Symposium: A major setback for the antidemocratic war of attrition against the death penalty

    Symposium: A major setback for the antidemocratic war of attrition against the death penalty
    “[I]s it appropriate for the judiciary to countenance what amounts to a guerilla war against the death penalty …?” Justice Samuel Alito asked at oral argument two months ago in Glossip v. Gross. Yesterday we got the answer.…
Rank this Week: 30

The Am Law Daily

The Am Law Daily

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence. From The American Lawyer.

http://amlawdaily.typepad.com/amlawdaily/
  • May 4

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home
    If you're looking for news about the business of law as practiced by the biggest, wealthiest law firms in the United States and the rest of the world, and stories about the lawyers who work at those firms, please visit the newly redesigned Am…
  • Apr 23

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal
    The British mobile phone service provider will acquire business telecommunications company Cable & Wireless Worldwide.
  • Apr 23

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal
    Nestle will acquire pharmaceutical giant Pfizer's infant nutrition business to expand its own global presence in the formula market. Mayer Brown, Skadden, Clifford Chance, and DLA Piper all have roles on the transaction.
Rank this Week: 31

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jun 29

    Paper – China’s Growing Energy Demand: Implications for the US

    Paper – China’s Growing Energy Demand: Implications for the US
    Working Paper Series – Congressional Budget Office Washington, DC. China’s Growing Energy Demand: Implications for the United States. Andrew Stocking Formerly an employee of the Congressional Budget Office; Terry Dinan,…
  • Jun 29

    Study by law prof challenges Google search result

    Study by law prof challenges Google search result
    Tim Wu, Michael Luca, and the Yelp Data Team [note – Wu was compensated by Yelp for his work] – “While Google is known primarily as a search engine, it has increasingly developed and promoted its own content as an…
  • Jun 29

    OCC’s Quarterly Report on Bank Trading and Derivatives Activitie

    OCC’s Quarterly Report on Bank Trading and Derivatives Activitie
    OCC’s Quarterly Report on Bank Trading and Derivatives Activities: First Quarter 2015 (PDF) –  From the Executive Summary Insured U.S. commercial banks and savings associations reported trading revenue of $7.7 billion in the…
Rank this Week: 32

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 33

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

Online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall, Jr.

http://fourthamendment.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    New format opened April 14th

    New format opened April 14th
    A new format of this website opened before midnight, April 14th. If you are here, please update your bookmark to go to www.FourthAmendment.com. Everything is there, going back to 2006. I'd been thinking about a new format, but the cost of…
  • Apr 12

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search
    The officer lacked reasonable suspicion that defendant was armed to justify a frisk. Defendant, inter alia, made no furtive movements, and asked why the officers had to search him and his demeanor changed when it came up. Nothing here…
  • Apr 12

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data
    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data by Zoe Tillman: => Read more!
Rank this Week: 34

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Jun 30

    New Books in June

    New Books in June
    Authors and/or publishers kindly sent me these new books this month: The Nature of Moral Responsibility: New Essays edited by Randolph Clarke, Michael McKenna & Angela Smith (Oxford University Press, 2015). What Philosophy Can Do by Gary…
  • Jun 29

    What is it like to be a philosopher? Al Mele edition

    What is it like to be a philosopher? Al Mele edition
    Courtesy of Clifford Sosis.
  • Jun 29

    Dowe from Queensland to ANU

    Dowe from Queensland to ANU
    Phil Dowe (metaphysics, philosophy of science), presently Reader in Philosophy at the University of Queensland, will move to the Australian National University, effective January 2016. (Thanks to Christian Barry for the information.)
Rank this Week: 35

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Jun 29

    The Arizona Legislature Case

    The Arizona Legislature Case
    I was surprised by the outcome, the reasoning in the opinion, and that there were two votes (from Scalia and Thomas) to dismiss the suit for lack of standing.  In the end, I wonder if the Court should have just said “no…
  • Jun 29

    Revisiting Capital Punishment

    Revisiting Capital Punishment
    I want to go through the opinions on the three-drug protocol more carefully, but I will say that I’m not persuaded (and never have been) that the death penalty is unconstitutional across the board.  Whether the states or the…
  • Jun 29

    Same-Sex Marriage Whopper

    Same-Sex Marriage Whopper
    Let’s turn to the same-sex marriage decision.  I’ll have a separate post on the Court’s opinion later.  Basically, my thought is that it reads like a lot of Justice Kennedy’s decisions, unfortunately. With…
Rank this Week: 36

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Jun 29

    CBC Claims Political Party Has Infringed Its Copyright By Using News Clips In Ad

    CBC Claims Political Party Has Infringed Its Copyright By Using News Clips In Ad
    The University of Ottawa Law School's Michael Geist discusses a Canadian Broadcasting Company (CBC) demand that the (Canadian) Conservative Party stop airing an ad that included clips from a CBC interview between a network reporter and…
  • Jun 25

    Charter Cable and the Purchase of Time Warner Cable

    Charter Cable and the Purchase of Time Warner Cable
    Marvin Ammori discusses the proposed Charter Cable purchase of TWC, here, for Wired. He says in part: We need to ensure that Charter will not lose its way after taking over Time Warner and becoming four times larger. That’s where...
  • Jun 25

    Bundling News to Offset the Effects of Privacy Breach Disclosure

    Bundling News to Offset the Effects of Privacy Breach Disclosure
    Sebastian Gay, University of Chicago Department of Economics, has published Strategic News Bundling and Privacy Breach Disclosures. Here is the abstract. I examine how firms strategically bundle news reports to offset the negative effects of…
Rank this Week: 37

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Restoring the allure of being a lawyer

    Restoring the allure of being a lawyer
    Ralph Baxter (@ralphbaxter), Chair of the Legal Executive Institute at Thomson Reuters, talked last week about what it would take to make lawyer careers alluring again. When I was a boy, I dreamed of being a lawyer. I wanted to be Perry…
  • Jun 29

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: SCOTUS Ruling Implications, Reviews, Marijuana Research

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: SCOTUS Ruling Implications, Reviews, Marijuana Research
    As could be expected, we’re seeing a lot of analysis on the what last week’s big Supreme Court rulings mean for everyone going forward. Over on LXBN, we have the same, as Zosha writes on the next steps for LGBT equality. Total…
  • Jun 26

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Same-Sex Marriage at SCOTUS, Corporate Espionage, GINA

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Same-Sex Marriage at SCOTUS, Corporate Espionage, GINA
    For the second day in a row, we have a landmark ruling at the Supreme Court. Lots of good commentary here in the Top 10, and over on LXBN as well, where Zosha put together a nice piece on the decision. Total posts on the LexBlog Network…
Rank this Week: 38

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Jun 29

    Ethics Opinion: Can You Threaten Another Lawyer With Disciplinary Charges?

    Ethics Opinion: Can You Threaten Another Lawyer With Disciplinary Charges?
    A new opinion issued by the Professional Ethics Committee of the New York City Bar Association discusses whether -- and under what circumstances -- an attorney may threaten another lawyer with disciplinary charges. From the digest: An…
  • Jun 28

    May a state AG stand -- or encourage others to stand -- at the clerk's office door to deny citizens' known legal rights?

    May a state AG stand -- or encourage others to stand -- at the clerk's office door to deny citizens' known legal rights?
    This time religious freedom is the apparent excuse for blatantly unprofessional conduct in the face of a Supreme Court ruling. Religious freedom of state employees cannot possibly mean that two Jewish people or two Muslim people should have…
  • Jun 27

    Innovation in Law

    Innovation in Law
    Ben Barton has two articles on Bloomberg BNA. The first is titled Law Firms Push For High-End Work is Short Sighted and the second is Lessons From the Rise of LegalZoom. These articles are relevant to the recent discussion on...
Rank this Week: 39

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Jun 27

    Drone Shooting in the New

    Drone Shooting in the New
    Looks like my article, Self-Defense Against Robots and Drones (written with Zak Colangelo) isn’t a minute too early. ArsTechnica reports Man shoots downs neighbor’s hexacopter in rural drone shotgun battle. The parties in Joe v…
  • Jun 27

    I Did

    I Did
    Andrew Rudalevige, writing in the Monkey Cage, asks King v. Burwell: Who knew administrative law could be so much fun? As a long-time teacher of Administrative Law I’m continually amazed that people say Ad Law is dull. It may be…
  • Jun 27

    ICANN Is Up to Its Old Trick

    ICANN Is Up to Its Old Trick
    Must read: Kieren McCarthy, ICANN’s leaving the nest, so when will it grow up? The org that will run the internet still acts like a teenager. Protected by its important father, the US government, ICANN has become a surly, entitled,…
Rank this Week: 40

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Jun 22

    Read On! Vulnerability of Children within International Law

    Read On! Vulnerability of Children within International Law
    The Nordic Journal of International Law just published a Special Edition on the Vulnerability of Children within International Law, dedicated to the late Lucy Smition who was the first woman in Norway to be awarded a doctorate of Law, and…
  • Jun 17

    Response to Michael N. Schmitt and John J. Merriam: On the Tyranny of Context

    Response to Michael N. Schmitt and John J. Merriam: On the Tyranny of Context
    In their forthcoming paper, The Tyranny of Context: Israeli Targeting Practices in Legal Perspective, Michael Schmitt and John J. Merriam examine Israel’s targeting practices against the Gaza Strip and Lebanon. Their purpose is to…
  • Jun 15

    On the Job! American Red Cross hiring an IHL Legal Advisor

    On the Job! American Red Cross hiring an IHL Legal Advisor
    The American Red Cross (ARC) International Services Department (ISD) is hiring a Legal Advisor in the area of International Humanitarian Law (IHL). Summary The Legal Advisor will work as part of the IHL team where he/she…
Rank this Week: 41

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Jun 30

    MIT’s Bitcoin-Inspired ‘Enigma’ Lets Computers Mine Encrypted Data

    MIT’s Bitcoin-Inspired ‘Enigma’ Lets Computers Mine Encrypted Data
    MIT says it's found a new, more efficient way to blend data mining with the privacy protections of encryption. The post MIT’s Bitcoin-Inspired ‘Enigma’ Lets Computers Mine Encrypted Data appeared first on WIRED.
  • Jun 26

    Turns Out the US Launched Its Zero-Day Policy in Feb 2010

    Turns Out the US Launched Its Zero-Day Policy in Feb 2010
    A newly released document from the FBI sheds a little more light on the government’s controversial policy around the use of zero-day exploits. Though there is still much we don’t know, the question of when the secretive policy was…
  • Jun 24

    With Its French NSA Leak, WikiLeaks Is Back

    With Its French NSA Leak, WikiLeaks Is Back
    After a long hiatus, WikiLeaks is back in the business of leaking top-secret documents that even world leaders can't ignore. The post With Its French NSA Leak, WikiLeaks Is Back appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 42

Maryland Injury Lawsuit…

Maryland Injury Lawsuit Information Center

Covers medical malpractice, personal injury verdicts, truck accidents, and uninsured motorists. By Miller & Zois, LLC.

http://www.marylandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    Facebook Friend Requests and Attorney Ethic

    Facebook Friend Requests and Attorney Ethic
    Social media is great. It’s an excellent way to maintain contact with old friends.  It’s an excellent place to get news before any TV station gets it.   You can even follow Miller & Zois on Facebook. But it is a…
  • Jun 23

    New Underinsured Motorist Cases From the Maryland Court of Appeal

    New Underinsured Motorist Cases From the Maryland Court of Appeal
    Two companion uninsured/underinsured motorist cases out of Cecil County were decided by the Maryland Court of Appeals last month.  The take home message for Maryland lawyers handling uninsured motorist cases: if you don’t…
  • May 11

    New 4th Circuit Opinion | Did Doctor Lie for Disability Policy?

    New 4th Circuit Opinion | Did Doctor Lie for Disability Policy?
    The Fourth Circuit decided an interesting case that addresses an interesting insurance law questions while also touching on another issue that vexes medical malpractice lawyers in Maryland.  The 4th Circuit overruled a great judge,…
Rank this Week: 43

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Jun 30

    Quebec Gambles with the Open Internet

    Quebec Gambles with the Open Internet
    Appeared in the Toronto Star on June 27, 2015 as Quebec Gambles With the Open Internet For governments accustomed to wielding their power to regulate local activity, the Internet has long been a source of frustration. From music sites to Uber…
  • Jun 30

    Quebec’s Website Blocking Plan Gambles With the Open Internet

    Quebec’s Website Blocking Plan Gambles With the Open Internet
    For governments accustomed to wielding their power to regulate local activity, the Internet has long been a source of frustration. From music sites to Uber to AirBNB, online services represent an enormous challenge to conventional government…
  • Jun 29

    CBC Seeks Takedown of Conservative Ad, Claims “No One” Can Re-Use Its News Clips Without Permission

    CBC Seeks Takedown of Conservative Ad, Claims “No One” Can Re-Use Its News Clips Without Permission
    Last week, the Conservative party posted an offensive advertisement on YouTube and Facebook titled Justin Trudeau on ISIS. The ad starts with ISIS music and images of prisoners about be drowned or beheaded before running short edited clips…
Rank this Week: 44

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • May 28

    Power mapping

    Power mapping
    Cross posted from Groundviews. ### I was asked to contribute an article to an up-coming issue of The Architect, the journal of the Sri Lanka Institute of Architects. The issue will be anchored to the idea of ‘democratic…
  • May 7

    Speaking notes: The future of tech and peacekeeping, re:publica 2015

    Speaking notes: The future of tech and peacekeeping, re:publica 2015
    Invited by ZIF – Center for International Peace Operations and representing the ICT4Peace Foundation, I spoke today at re:publica15 in Berlin, Germany on the future of peacekeeping and technology. The session this morning had…
  • Apr 6

    Big data can make South Asian cities more authoritarian

    Big data can make South Asian cities more authoritarian
    Nalaka Gunewardene has an interesting article on smart cities published on Scidev.net, in which he makes the case our cities today are just too unhealthy and that the advent of smart cities will “enhance feedback loops within the…
Rank this Week: 45